COVID-19 Statement & Updates

While we endure this time of uncertainty and mounting concerns over the Coronavirus pandemic, the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy would like to offer you a breath of fresh air. With 36 miles of trails winding through the fields and forests on 18 preserves, MHLC encourages you to practice social distancing while enjoying the vast health benefits of being outdoors.

Remembering Matt Bender

For more than twenty years, Matt Bender was a guiding force in the growth of the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy. The Board of Trustees, staff, and volunteers of MHLC send our condolences to the Bender family on the passing of Matthew Bender. We join with many others in the Capital Region and beyond in celebrating his life and mourning his loss.

Climate Change

By conserving land, we fight climate change. Learn more!

Save Bender Melon Farm

Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy has launched a $1.2 million campaign to permanently protect the 198 acres comprising the historic Bender Melon Farm. Please help save the farm and forever preserve the character of the Town of New Scotland.

Farmland Protection

3 acres of farmland are lost to development every minute in the United States. We're fighting back.

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Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy has launched a $1.2 million campaign to permanently protect the 198 acres comprising the historic Bender Melon Farm. Please help!

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Efforts are underway to conserve the largest undeveloped acreage below Thacher Park, the 257-acre Heldeberg Workshop Property.

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This vibrant working farm, surrounded by dense development, preserves a piece of the rich agricultural past of the region. However, with just 20 acres remaining of what was once a 1,000-acre farm, the threat of the farm disappearing is real.

12,000+ Acres Protected!

MHLC partners with The Nature Conservancy, Albany Water Board, and the City of Albany to secure a 6,400-acre conservation easement protecting the forests of the Alcove and Basic Creek Reservoirs.

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Learn about the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy's work to preserve the natural lands of New York's Capital Region.